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Merys Williams Bar : 2020| Admitted : 2015

Merys is a common law barrister, practicing primarily in personal injury and insurance law. 

Phone : +61 3 9225 8520

Mobile : 0425 828 337

Email : merys.williams@vicbar.com.au

Chambers : Castan Chambers

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Merys is a common law barrister, practicing primarily in personal injury and insurance law. She also accepts briefs in professional disciplinary, occupational health and safety, quasi-crime and administrative law matters, as well as coronial inquests.


Previously, Merys was a solicitor practising in WorkCover, Transport Accident Commission, public liability, and police tort matters. At Robinson Gill Lawyers, she gained experience in statutory benefits, serious injury applications, Medical Panel referrals, judicial review applications, interlocutory disputes, and common law trials.


Merys was Associate to her Honour Judge Davis of the County Court of Victoria. She supported her Honour across both the common law and criminal law divisions, including in serious injury applications, causes, and jury trials.


Merys is a former deputy chair of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Administrative Law and Human Rights Committee. She represented the LIV at the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria.


In 2019, Merys received the LIV’s Paul Baker award in recognition of her contribution to administrative law and human rights. She was a finalist for the LIV’s Rising Star Award in 2018 and 2019.


Merys has authored articles featured in the Law Institute Journal and the Australian Lawyers Alliance’s Precedent Journal.


She has been a volunteer at Springvale Monash Legal Service since 2014.


Merys holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Monash University.


Merys read with Fiona Ryan. Her senior mentor is Andrew Clements QC.

 

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Victorian Bar

To get in touch with Merys Williams | or for more information please contact the Clerk on:

+61 3 9225 7222clerkb@greenslist.com.au

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.